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Case Study: Benefits of Getting ISO 9001 Certified

Posted by Oscar Combs in Home Page Overview Many organizations often struggle to understand the benefits and return on investment of getting ISO 9001 certified.  Similarly, organizations have the some struggles with other quality and environmental management system standards such as: IATF 16949, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, API Spec Q1 and API...

ISO 9001:2015: A Walk Through the 2015 Revision

Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog

Introduction If your company is ISO 9001 certified, you have now heard that ISO 9001:2008 has undergone a major revision. This means that organizations that have an ISO 9001 quality management system must now transition to ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9001:2015 will mark a big transition…

ISO 9001:2015 Has Been Published

Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog Major revisions were made which means organizations will need to certify to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard.   Organizations currently certified to ISO 9001:2008 will have until September, 2018 to transition to ISO 9001:2015.  Organizations should start the transition in 2016 to...

Is Your Certification Body Offering Consulting?

Posted by Oscar Combs in Uncategorized

Introduction In an effort to increase revenues, more and more certification bodies are offering consulting and auditing services to organizations they provide certification for, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Certification bodies may attempt to convince you by making claims of, “one-stop-shopping”, “more experience”…

Learn how to get API Certified

Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog Learn what it takes to get API certified and what it can do for your organization Date: May 21, 2015 at 2:30 PM CST To attend this webinar, please register to the following link: Register for FREE API Webinar API is one of the most...

Market your ISO or API Certificates

Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog Show your Quality Logo! I was at the OTC show in Houston this week.  I was amazed at how many companies didn't have their certifications on their cards or marketing materials. Market your ISO and API Certificates!  This builds credibility and gets you on the...

BasinTek Awarded ISO 9001 Certification

Posted by Oscar Combs in Home Page We are proud to announce that our client BasinTek has been awarded their ISO 9001 Certification through World Certification Services. BasinTek is a manufacturer of downhole drilling tools focused on producing the most advanced rotors and stators to the oil and gas industry.  You can learn more...

Oscar Combs, ASQ Houston Keynote Speaker

Posted by Oscar Combs in Uncategorized Oscar Combs, Founder and Sr. Consultant at The ISO 9001 Group served as the Keynote Speaker for ASQ Houston. ASQ is the largest trade association for quality professionals in the world, with over 100k members. ASQ Greater Houston Section 1405 supports over 1,300 quality assurance...

Endofa Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Posted by Oscar Combs in Home Page

The ISO 9001 Group would like to congratulate our client Endofa on achieving their ISO 9001 Certification in just 4 months with no major findings. Endofa is a world wide marine fuel supplier and bunker trader Headquartered in Houston, Texas.  They have offices in Angola,…

Serimax ISO 9001 Internal Auditor Course

Posted by Oscar Combs in Uncategorized We had a great time conducting an onsite ISO 9001 Internal Auditor Course for Serimax North America. Auditors were trained on: The ISO 9001:2008 Standard Overcoming the barriers and misunderstandings of auditing Removing fears of auditing Performed several mock audits to practice skills You may...

Three Steps to More Effective Management Reviews

Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog What makes an effective quality or HSE management review meeting? I personally believe that Top Management is the critical ingredient that makes management review meetings effective. Throughout my career, I've participated and led management review meetings and one common challenge was always getting the other...

What Does a Taco Have to do with Quality?

Posted by Oscar Combs in Blog One may ask what does a taco have to do with quality? Ask Taco Bell's President Greg Creed and I'm sure he will tell you a lot. On January 19,2011 a lawsuit was filed against Taco Bell claiming their beef is only 35 percent ground...

Top Management Commitment

Posted by Oscar Combs in Risk Watch In this week's management system moment we will discuss the role of top management in the organization's management system.   Top management in any organization sets the company's culture either through their actions or inaction. Here's a saying that you may want to commit to...
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